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I almost told you yesterday.
I almost told you today.
I'll probably almost tell you tomorrow, and again after that day.

Almost is a broken word,
its filled with silent vows,
it leaves things hanging—

all the whats and whys and hows.

One day it'll falter and the words will come out
in a rush they'll holler, scream, and shout.
Repressed for so long, they'll make themselves heard
just wait for the day when almost is deferred.

Copyright © Sarah Zheng | Year Posted 2011

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  1. Date: 2/15/2016 12:09:00 PM

    Sarah, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 11/15/2015 10:36:00 PM

    Sarah, I really enjoyed this poem thanks for sharing **SKAT**
  1. Date: 7/26/2014 4:50:00 PM

    AAH ... waaaowed me
  1. Date: 3/9/2014 8:55:00 AM

    WOW this is a fantastic write!
  1. Date: 1/31/2012 3:16:00 PM

    Great poem, Sarah. Keep writing! Wish more folk from your motherland were on board PoetrySoup! God bless, Maureen
  1. Date: 8/7/2011 9:15:00 PM

    Creative and interesting expressions on confessions, sarah
  1. Date: 8/5/2011 10:19:00 AM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. a pleasure reading your creative poetry ... enjoy the site with its many features as u continue to share words with luv..
  1. Date: 8/5/2011 7:46:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Sarah. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol
  1. Date: 8/5/2011 3:49:00 AM

    Excellent… the suspense is killing me-I love it! Joanna D